Photo by SHVETS production on Pexels.com Sooo, here we are, back again. I have a project to finish so let’s wrap up the series on sleep based on the book Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker with the last few topics I want to cover. We have talked about good sleep and lack of sleep, [...]
Kategorie: Why We Sleep – Matthew Walker
Here I am summarising and sharing content from Matthew Walker’s book ‚Why We Sleep‘ that I found very interesting and well worth taking into consideration when it comes to (improving) one’s own sleep.
Is getting up at 5am the key to success?
Photo by Aphiwat chuangchoem on Pexels.com Getting up at 5am seems to be THE thing right now. Especially people who run businesses, bloggers, youtubers but also politicians or CEOs seem to have gotten into the habit. Getting up early apparently is the secret to success. Most people who get up at 5am claim to be [...]
Why We Sleep – #What You Didn’t Know About the Snooze Button
Photo by Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush on Pexels.com Are you one of those people who set the alarm to an hour before they actually get up and then keep pushing the snooze button until, finally, there is really no other option anymore than getting up?! I have always wondered why someone would do that and voluntarily give [...]
Why We Sleep – #Lack of Sleep (2)
Why We Sleep – #Lack of Sleep (1)
Why We Sleep – #Sleep and Driving
Why We Sleep – #Sleep and Learning
Photo by Juan Pablo Serrano Arenas on Pexels.com Sleep has proven itself time and again as a memory aid: both before learning, to prepare your brain for initially making new memories, and after learning, to cement those memories and prevent forgetting.Matthew Walker, Why We Sleep If we sleep before learning, we are giving our brain [...]
Why We Sleep – #Sleep and Babies
Why We Sleep – #Sleep
"Sleep restocks the armory of our immune system, helping prevent infection, and warding off all manner of sickness. Sleep reforms the body's metabolic state by fine-tuning the balance of insulin and circulating glucose. Sleep further regulates our appetite, helping control body weight through healthy food selection rather than rash impulsivity. Plentiful sleep maintains a flourishing [...]